Studying Italian Culture & Economy in Florence – Emmalyn Spruce

Intersession 2017 lasted exactly 35 days. Yet, as I look back on the countless impactful experiences, unique perspectives, and new friends it has provided me, it feels as though it lasted a lifetime. The trip I participated in (USD’s Second Continue reading

Ahlers Center Fellows of 2016-17

Many students completed an extensive application and interview process last fall, and ultimately three were selected as Fellows because of their past accomplishments as well as for their perceived ability to succeed in the field of international business. This program will be Continue reading

Ahlers Fellow Jon Bocketti: Hong Kong Intersession 2016

Jon Bocketti, a USD junior majoring in International Business, traveled to Hong Kong this January to take a course in International Economics.  These are his reflections and takeaways: “During Intersession 2016, I took a whirlwind of an adventure to Hong Kong. Continue reading

Ahlers Fellow Matt Oney: The Dangers of Growing Too Big, Too Fast

“Navera, a start-up in San Francisco, recently tasked me with determining the viability of expanding their product internationally. The team wanted to find out whether potential revenues would outweigh the costs of adapting their product to fit a few select Continue reading

The Ahlers Center for International Business Fellows of 2015

Many students completed an extensive application and interview process last fall, and ultimately two were selected as Fellows because of their past accomplishments as well as for their perceived ability to succeed in the field of international business. This program will Continue reading

Ahlers Fellow Kayla Meijer: The Challenge & Reward of the CUIBE Case Competition

“The Northeastern CUIBE International Case Competition was by far the best thing I have ever done in my undergraduate career. It was extremely challenging, intimidating, and overwhelming, but that was all outweighed by the fun, excitement, and reward for our Continue reading

Ahlers Fellow Kelly Wu: ABCs of International Trade Certificate Program

During the Spring 2015 semester, I-Shen “Kelly” Wu, a senior double majoring in International Business and Accounting, completed the ABCs of International Trade Certificate Program as one of her Ahlers Center Fellowship activities.  The program is a series of workshops designed especially Continue reading

From Asia to the United States and Back: An Intersession 2015 Experience in Hong Kong

Over Intersession 2015, I-Shen “Kelly” Wu, Ahlers Center Fellow double majoring in  International Business and Accounting, studied abroad in Hong Kong. An international student from Taiwan already studying abroad in the United States for her degree, she decided that she Continue reading